Does Your Cat Have Sensitive Skin?Royal Canin Ultamino was launched in 2012, after 10 years of intensive and thorough research and development. Royal Canin Ultamino aims to support the health of cats by helping veterinarians assess whether skin and stomach issues are being caused by food sensitivities.
How Can Food Cause Sensitive Skin?When a food ingredient, typically a protein source, is consumed and wrongly identified as a foreign body by the immune system, an inflammatory response may be triggered. This response leads to changes on the surface such as sensitive skin, one of the common signs of a reaction to a food ingredient.
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A variety of external sources, not just food, can cause sensitivities that result in similar signs. As a result, a veterinarian may recommend an elimination diet trial to help distinguish a food sensitivity from other potential causes, such as environmental or parasitic allergies.